Automation Technician - Weekend Shift

Role Title:
Automation Technician - Weekend Shift
Location:
Hanover, PA
Job Advert Description

Our technicians ensure the automation equipment and conveyance systems are repaired and/or kept in excellent working order so that the correct product gets to the right customer at the right time and in excellent condition. 

  1. Troubleshoot any reported defects and diagnose issues or abnormalities with conveyors, , Automated Storage and Retrieval System cranes, Order Storage and Retrieval mini load shuttles and the associated systems (material handling equipment) and carry out quality repairs to the affected equipment.
  2. Electrical and mechanical repair of all material handling equipment and PLC based control systems.
  3. Identify unreported defects or abnormalities with the material handling equipment and communicate these issues to leadership.
  4. Maintain all material handling equipment in good working order with quality preventive maintenance practices and procedures.
  5. Document all repairs and preventive maintenance performed to material handling equipment.
  6. Communicate the need of any repair parts, supplies, tools or equipment to leadership
  7. Ensure and maintain a safe work environment throughout the facility and follow all OSHA required safety practices/protocol and Standard Work Instructions/Standard Operating Procedures.

 

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Requirements of maintaining material handling equipment in good repair.
  • Proper methods, materials, tools, terminology and equipment used in maintenance work.
  • Working knowledge of electrical, mechanical, plumbing systems used in an industrial setting. Electrical knowledge of AC systems of up 480VAC, and DC controls voltages necessary.
  • Basic operation of personal computers using Microsoft windows-based operating system.
  • Knowledge of electrical schematics and PLC ladder logic.
  • Knowledge in reading blueprints and interpreting mechanical assembly drawings and blueprints.
  • High School diploma or equivalent

 

Successful Experience: 

  • 3 to 5 years industrial maintenance experience.
  • PLC system troubleshooting and interpretation of ladder logic.
  • Electrical systems troubleshooting and interpretation of schematic diagrams.
  • Requirements of maintaining material handling equipment in good repair.
  • Proper methods, materials, tools, terminology and equipment used in maintenance work.

 

Additional Skills:

  • Basic operation of personal computers using Microsoft windows-based operating system
  • Technical aspects of industrial maintenance, including but not limited to electrical and mechanical systems for building systems and equipment systems.
  • Ability to work independently as well as under direction of Maintenance Management
  • Communication skills.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
  • Partnering/collaboration
  • Flexible/Dependable

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to see, read and comprehend content on system screens (RF units, Computers, Monitors, and Electronic Equipment)
  • Ability to use stand up, sit down, floor level and/or high lift equipment.
  • Must be able to stand, sit, walk, climb, bend, squat.
  • Capable of lifting heavy weights of up to 100 pounds.
  • Must be able to work at heights of up to 85 feet.
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